City Council Meeting – July 30, 2018

City Council Meeting

City Council Chambers
Historic City Hall, 830 Boonville

Ken McClure, Mayor
Zone Councilmembers General Councilmembers
Phyllis Ferguson, Zone 1 Jan Fisk, General A
Tom Prater, Zone 2 Craig Hosmer, General B
Mike Schilling, Zone 3 Kristi S. Fulnecky, General C
Matthew Simpson, Zone 4 Richard Ollis, General D

1.

ROLL CALL.

2.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES. July 16, 2018 City Council Meeting And July 17, 2018 Special City Council Meeting.

3.

FINALIZATION AND APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDAS. CITIZENS WISHING TO SPEAK TO OR REMOVE ITEMS FROM THE CONSENT AGENDAS MUST DO SO AT THIS TIME.

4.

CEREMONIAL MATTERS.

Swear-in Bruno Schmidt to the Traffic Advisory Board.

5.

CITY MANAGER REPORT AND RESPONSES TO QUESTIONS RAISED AT THE PREVIOUS CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS.

6.

SECOND READING AND FINAL PASSAGE. Citizens Have Spoken. May Be Voted On.

7.

Council Bill 2018-185. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance repealing Special Ordinance 23074 and adopting in lieu thereof a new Citizen Participation Plan as part of the Consolidated Plan for the administration of the City’s programs funded by the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Staff and the Citizens Advisory Committee for Community Development recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-185.PDF

8.

Council Bill 2018-186. (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the Park Board’s Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating budget by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $450,000 to allocate $300,000 of revenue and associated offsetting expense items from Parks 2001 and 2006 Sales Tax Funds and $150,000 of transfers from other funds, respectively.

Documents:

  1. 2018-186.PDF

9.

Council Bill 2018-187. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance approving the plans and specifications for School Sidewalk Project 18A, generally referred to as Plan No. 2018PW0037E; accepting the bid of Liming Concrete, LLC, in the amount of $356,674.00, for the project; and authorizing the Acting City Manager, City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a contract with such bidder.

Documents:

  1. 2018-187.PDF

10.

Council Bill 2018-188. (Ollis)

A special ordinance amending the Budget of the Public Works Department for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 to receive funds from the terminated Kansas Battlefield Community Improvement District in the amount of $225,200; and appropriating said funds for public improvements in the former District. (Public Works and Planning staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-188.PDF

11.

Council Bill 2018-189. (Simpson)

A special ordinance amending the City’s Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating budget by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $112,559 in the General Fund.

Documents:

  1. 2018-189.PDF

12.

Council Bill 2018-190. (Schilling)

A special ordinance amending the City’s Fiscal Year 2017-2018 operating budget by increasing both revenue and expenses in the amount of $161,985 in various Special Revenue and Capital Project Funds.

Documents:

  1. 2018-190.PDF

13.

Council Bill 2018-191. (Fisk)

A special ordinance amending the budget of the City of Springfield, Missouri, for Fiscal Year 2018-2019, for the purpose of authorizing the addition of two new full-time employee positions with the job title of Senior Designer.

Documents:

  1. 2018-191.PDF

14.

Council Bill 2018-192. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance approving the final development plan of Planned Development District No. 274 generally located at 2645 North Airport Plaza. (Planning and Zoning Commission and Staff recommend approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-192.PDF

15.

RESOLUTIONS. Citizens May Speak. May Be Voted On.

16.

Council Bill 2018-194. (Ollis)

A resolution granting a new liquor license to sell retail liquor by the drink, including Sunday sales, to Black Market Smokehouse, LLC, d/b/a Black Market Smokehouse, located at 603 South Kimbrough Avenue, Springfield, Missouri, such license to include a patio measuring 14 feet by 36 feet located on the south side of the building.

Documents:

  1. 2018-194.PDF

17.

Council Bill 2018-195. (Ferguson)

A resolution authorizing the Mayor, on behalf of the City of Springfield to sign a “Petition to Amend and Restate the Commercial Street Community Improvement District.” (Staff recommends approval).

Documents:

  1. 2018-195.PDF

18.

EMERGENCY BILLS.

19.

PUBLIC IMPROVEMENTS.

20.

GRANTS.

21.

AMENDED BILLS.

22.

COUNCIL BILLS FOR PUBLIC HEARING. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

23.

Council Bill 2018-196. (Simpson)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 8 acres of property, generally located at 2700 East Battlefield Road, from R-SF, Single-Family Residential District, to GR, General Retail District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 151. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Briarcliffe Investments, LLC and John Gentry; 2700 East Battlefield Road; Z-15-2018 w/COD #151.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-196.PDF

24.

Council Bill 2018-197. (Prater)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 1.5 acres of property, generally located at 1701 and 1715 South Enterprise Avenue, from Planned Development 41, Second Amendment, to IC, Industrial Commercial District and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 153. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.)  (By: 1701 S. Enterprise, LLC; 1701 & 1715 South Enterprise Avenue; Z-18-2018 w/COD #153.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-197.PDF

25.

Council Bill 2018-198. (Schilling)

A general ordinance amending the Springfield Land Development Code, Section 36-306, ‘Official zoning map and rules for interpretation,’ by rezoning approximately 6.2 acres of property, generally located at 4833 South Campbell Avenue, from GR, General Retail District, with Conditional Overlay District No. 78, to R-MD, Medium Density Multi-Family Residential District; and establishing Conditional Overlay District No. 152. (Staff and Planning and Zoning Commission both recommend approval.) (By: Ward Branch Enterprises, LLC; 4833 South Campbell; Z-17-2018 w/COD #152.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-198.PDF

26.

FIRST READING BILLS. Citizens May Speak. Not Anticipated To Be Voted On.

27.

Council Bill 2018-199. (Ferguson)

A special ordinance amending the budget of Fiscal Year 2018-2019, for the Department of Public Works, in the amount of $1,700,000.00, to appropriate fund balance reserves of the 1/8-cent Transportation Sales Tax to the Bridge Replacement Program.

Documents:

  1. 2018-199.PDF

28.

Council Bill 2018-200. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City of Springfield, Missouri, to enter into Schedule of Equipment No. 8, which will become a part of its existing Master Equipment Lease Purchase Agreement, the proceeds of which will be used to pay the costs of acquiring equipment for the City; to do all things necessary to carry out the lease-purchase transaction, including the execution of certain documents in connection therewith; and amending the budget of the City for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the amount of $551,000.

Documents:

  1. 2018-200.PDF

29.

PETITIONS, REMONSTRANCES, AND COMMUNICATIONS.

Mr. Jon J. Wagnon wishes to address City Council.

Dr. Mahmood Choudhury wishes to address City Council.

30.

NEW BUSINESS.

The Acting City Manager recommends the following appointment to the Springfield/Greene County Park Board:  Randy Blackwood with term to expire June 1, 2021.

Refer to the Plans and Policies Committee the issue of legal entities for special event permitting.

Refer to the Plans and Policies Committee the issue of Neighborhood Association special event insurance waiver.

Refer to the Plans and Polices Committee the issue of increasing the minimum legal sales age for tobacco products to 21 in Springfield, Missouri.

31.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS.

32.

MISCELLANEOUS.

33.

CONSENT AGENDA – FIRST READING BILLS. See Item #3.

34.

Council Bill 2018-201. (Fulnecky)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, Acting City Manager, or his designee, to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to allow the Bureau to reimburse the Springfield Fire Department for the cost of employee overtime stemming from Springfield Fire Department employees’ participation in a Bureau task force.

Documents:

  1. 2018-201.PDF

35.

Council Bill 2018-202. (Schilling)

A special ordinance authorizing the Director of Planning and Development to accept the dedication of the public streets and easements to the City of Springfield, Missouri, as shown on the Preliminary Plat of “The Ridge at Ward Branch,” generally located at 4833 South Campbell Avenue, upon the applicant filing and recording a final plat that substantially conforms to the preliminary plat; and authorizing the City Clerk to sign the final plat upon compliance with the terms of this Ordinance. (Staff recommends that City Council accept the public streets and easements.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-202.PDF

36.

CONSENT AGENDA – ONE READING BILLS. See Item #3.

37.

Council Bill 2018-203. (Fisk)

A resolution approving the appointment of Michael Bloom to the Convention and Entertainment Community Improvement District Board of Directors. (Staff recommends approval.)

Documents:

  1. 2018-203.PDF

38.

CONSENT AGENDA – SECOND READING BILLS. See Item #3.

39.

Council Bill 2018-193. (Prater)

A special ordinance amending the budgets of the Health Department, Public Works, Environmental Services, and Planning and Development for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 in the amount of $535.38 each for the purpose of accepting and appropriating a partial reimbursement totaling $2,141.53 from Ozarks Greenways, Inc., for City expenses related to the “Step It Up, Action Institute.”

Documents:

  1. 2018-193.PDF

40.

END OF CONSENT AGENDA.

41.

ADJOURN.